police capacity

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Aug 31 '18 09:43

Relatives of unsolved murders in the Netherlands started a petition calling on the government to hire more detectives so that the police can pay more attention to these cold cases. The petition asks the government for a "stronger and more convincing approach" to cold cases and "more well-equipped police teams", NOS reports.

The Netherlands counts around a thousand murder cases that haven't been solved. There are also around 800 other serious violent crimes in which no arrests were made. 

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Jan 13 '17 08:07

The crime rate in the Netherlands is much higher than the official figures reflect, according to a confidential report by the police and Public Prosecutor that newspaper Trouw has in its possession. According to the newspaper, the report speaks of the public authorities facing a looming "unbridgeable disadvantage". 

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Dec 14 '15 12:00

Mayors in the Netherlands are worried about a police shortage during the Dutch presidency of the European Union in the first half of next year, Bernt Schneiders, mayor of Haarlem and chairman of the Association of Dutch Mayors, said

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